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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 80° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.02 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.5"968.40 miwest0° 06' 55.8"7.94 minorth968.17 mi
24 hours11° 29' 40.5"766.45 mieast2° 24' 22.3"165.46 minorth779.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GunturThu 11:28 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
VijayawadaThu 11:28 AM118 km74 miles64 nmNorth N
NelloreThu 11:28 AM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EluruThu 11:28 AM155 km96 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TadepalligudemThu 11:28 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
SrisailamThu 11:28 AM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhammamThu 11:28 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RajahmundryThu 11:28 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNortheast NE
NalgondaThu 11:28 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
TirumalaThu 11:28 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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